With over ten years of experience, Kamala is part of the firmwide leadership that is advancing sustainable design within Perkins+Will. Her work includes transit-oriented developments, base reuse, urban infill and mixed-use developments at a local, national and international scale. Working with cities, developers, communities and through public-private-partnerships, she has successfully raised the issues of sustainability and the application of LEED-ND to her projects.
Her most recent and significant projects include the acclaimed, AIA National Award winning, Clinton Climate Initiative Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island Project, which is tracking for LEED-ND Gold and the AIA CC award winning LEED-Gold Stage-1 Project, Station Park Green which was also part of LEED-ND Pilot Focus group.
Kamala serves on SPUR'S Sustainable Design Committee and USGBC Northern California Chapter's Sustainable Neighborhoods Committee. She recently won a grant to focus on the application of the HDMT & LEED-ND, allowing her to advance thinking on interplay of health and sustainability. She brings a global perspective to sustainability and social responsibility having lived and worked in Asia, Middle East, Europe and the United States.